Fourth child dies after Miami house fire
Children trapped in burning home identified as siblings, cousin
MIAMI – A fourth child has died after they were trapped in a burning home Monday morning in Miami.
Miami police said Thursday that all four children died after the house fire at 3621 NW 18th Terrace. Officer Michael Vega said the lone surviving child died Wednesday.
All four children were identified as Heilyn Mejia, 11, Nainalee Lopez, 8, Nomar Lopez, 6, and Naziyah Fernandez, 1.
Vega said three of the children were siblings and another was a cousin.
Two women -- at least one of the children’s mother and grandmother -- were also injured and taken to Jackson Memorial Hospital.
The cause of the fire remains under investigation.
A GoFundMe page has been created to assist the family with the children’s funeral costs.
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